- Stony Brook University
- Location: Stony Brook, NY
- Job Number: 7101352
- Posting Date: Jun 3, 2022
- Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Job DescriptionRequired Qualifications: (as evidenced by an attached resume)
Ph.D (or foreign equivalent) in Geosciences, Chemistry, Geochemistry, or Physics. Experience with remote sensing data processing and spectral analysis. Experience with laboratory infrared spectroscopic measurements at infrared wavelengths.
Experience with Programming in Python and/or Matlab, Mineral sample preparation methods, Mineralogy, Geosciences and Lunar Science.
Brief Description of Duties:
The Postdoctoral Associate will assist the Principal Investigator (PI) in the Department of Geosciences. The incumbent will conduct research and ensure that all experiments are appropriately conducted following the policies and procedures of Stony Brook University. They will have effective written and oral communication skills, outstanding research ability, with an emphasis on critical thinking skills and high productivity.
Please visit Dr. Timothy Glotch to learn more about our department/research.
Duties: (In collaboration with the PI)
Analyze data from the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Diviner Lunar Radiometer Experiment to assess the compositional, space weathering, and thermophysical properties of the lunar surface.
Acquire thermal infrared spectra of minerals and mineral mixtures in a simulated lunar environment to enable more quantitative interpretation of Diviner data.
Collaborate with the PI and Diviner Co-investigators to apply results to analysis of orbital remote sensing data.
Prepare manuscripts for publication in peer-reviewed journals based on this work.
Evaluate results within the framework of current understanding of the field, as determined by periodical/literature search.
Other duties as needed
The Research Foundation of SUNY is a private educational corporation. Employment is subject to the Research Foundation policies and procedures, sponsor guidelines and the availability of funding. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Minimum salary threshold must be met to maintain FLSA exemption.
Visit The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs to learn more about our postdoctoral community.
Resume/CV and cover letter should be included with the online application.
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